New video shows artwork going up at Union Station Bus Terminal in Toronto

Union Station Bus Terminal just got a whole lot livelier thanks to a recent cosmetic makeover. Metrolinx News has the latest from Toronto’s downtown bus hub, including a new video of the unique art pieces being installed. The new Union Station bus terminal is looking pretty good these days. That’s thanks to a set of new permanent art installations put up on the once bare … Continue reading New video shows artwork going up at Union Station Bus Terminal in Toronto

Image shows a section of the wall.

Digital preservation – Permanent record to be kept of temporary murals along Finch

Back in 2019, under the watch of Arts Etobicoke, and other partners, 33 murals were painted along a pre-existing noise wall near a section of the Finch West Light Rail Transit line.  A plan has been in place to remove the wall so work crews can deliver new bike lanes, widened sidewalks and a multi-use pathway. The artwork will live on in a permanent record … Continue reading Digital preservation – Permanent record to be kept of temporary murals along Finch

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The art of the line – How Toronto’s Crosstown LRT is adding creative touches to transit design

Many of the engineering and rapid transit features we often explore here, especially when it comes to the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit project, are technical and mechanical. But there are also splashes of human artistry being added along the route. This week’s new images show the route is also a canvas of creativity. There’s the science of creating a new transit system across Canada’s … Continue reading The art of the line – How Toronto’s Crosstown LRT is adding creative touches to transit design

Image shows GO train as if painted with a brush.

The GOgh Train – Modern transit turned into digital masterpiece thanks to clever editing and love of puns

It’s a work of art that caused a buzz recently on Reddit. Here’s one transit fan’s artistic take on a GO train, in the style of Vincent van GO. We’re sorry, that should have read ‘Gogh’. Sure, we don’t know a lot about art. But including a tattoo idea we’ve never been brave enough to actually have inked, we know what we like. So when … Continue reading The GOgh Train – Modern transit turned into digital masterpiece thanks to clever editing and love of puns

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Striking esthetics, and building progress, found in latest images of Crosstown’s Keelesdale station and light rail vehicle testing

As part of our continuing series of the latest photos from Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown transit project, we want to get a bit artsy, as we feature angles that are good enough to be put up on a wall. This is transit imitating art. We regularly bring you images of progress being made on Metrolinx’s many projects, especially the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) route. … Continue reading Striking esthetics, and building progress, found in latest images of Crosstown’s Keelesdale station and light rail vehicle testing

Bringing art and vibrancy for customers and the community at Weston station

Of all the communities where the work of Metrolinx is being felt the most, Weston has seen and heard much of it to this point. It’s also the neighbourhood that is bound to notice a significant change for the better as a result. An example of that is a large mural being created in the parking lot next to the Weston GO and UP Express … Continue reading Bringing art and vibrancy for customers and the community at Weston station